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  • Athletes's Significance
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    The Elements of a Real Athlete When you think of an athlete, what comes to mind? The first things that probably come to mind are sports, entertainment, and physical abilities. If these are the first things you think of, then how would athletes significant? If you look at athletes from a different perspective, their significance can be seen. From this point of view one can see that athletes are significant because they provide role models, contribute to our business world, bring countries or grou...
  • Type Of Athlete
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    Different Types of Athletes Between the indifferent and the protestor, we find a marvelous creature called an athlete whose species is varied into many different types; the marshmallow, the jelly bean, and the rock. Athletes can be found everywhere- in the classroom, locker room, the gym, the thick of the game, and in church. Places people will not find athletes are up late, in bars, missing church, in trouble, or being disrespectful to his elders. An athlete is made of wondrous stuff. Athletes ...
  • Rodeo By Jane Martin
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    In the opening scene of Jane Martin's "Rodeo", there are many stereotypical props used to portray the beer-drinking, hard-working, cowboy image with the characteristic country music playing as an added touch. Most people are familiar with this type of scene in their minds, with a man as the character, but not this time - we find a tough, smart, opinionated woman with a distinctively country name of Lur lene, and the typical cowboy kind of nickname, Big Eight. The reader will dive deeper into the...
  • Feeling Of Athletic Appreciation
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    About the Olympics Although the Olympics are both patriotic and at an enjoyable level of competition, there is also an unneeded generalization and over commercialized element evident here as well. The competition has moved from personal glorification to biased and sometimes prejudicial feelings towards an athlete towards their country. As I flip through the channels on my television, I can't help but notice all of the Olympic scores and events. The camera scans through the more then enthusiastic...
  • Famous People And Athletes From Earning
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    Over-Paid, Yet Under Rated Growing up in America, many people are unaware of what is really occurring around them. People are so into their televisions, and their jobs that they fail to recognize the amount of work that is put into making this country as wonderful as it is. However, many people complain about the wages they receive hourly at work, or the salary they earn every month. Some complain that it is too low, and others complain about the taxes that are deducted, and how they do not have...
  • Salaries Of Professional Athletes
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    Today, professional athletes became the richest people in this country. So much money is involved in contracts with the athletes, and it does not seem to be a problem for the clubs to pay them. Some people say that playing certain sports for living is not worth millions of dollars of salary and that the athletes are absolutely overpaid. Is it fair that Michael Jordan used to make $30 million a year for playing eighty-two basketball games Yes, he did deserve to get paid such a huge amount of mone...
  • Olympic Athlete
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    A Summary of: The Psychosocial Characteristics of Olympic Track and Field Athletes Fortunately, it was quite a simple task to find a research topic related to the material that we have covered so far in sport psychology. After some quick searching, we ran across a rather interesting article written in the International Journal of Sport Psychology that could obviously be useful. Conveniently, it was in the most recent issue of this particular journal available in the Evansdale Library. Entitled, ...
  • Athletes And The Hard Work
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    Why Athletes Are Good Role Models Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that the yare human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish? A lot of athletes are model citizens that you should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire young ...
  • Every Little Negative Thing An Athlete
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    Athletes As Heroes Are there any sport heroes left in society today or have they all diminished There are people who believe that there are sport heroes in todays society and there are people who believe that there is no such thing as sport heroes nowadays. When so cie is at two different poles then there are three characteristics of athletes that need to be looked at in order to see from which perspective the pessimistic and optimistic people are coming from. These three characteristics are: sh...
  • Talented Like Their Favorite Athletes
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    In today's world, sport stars and other athletes are looked up to by all ages. They look great in the eyes of the everyday public. They appear on television, they perform as if they were perfect, and do this with the entire world watching. No wonder we make heroes out of our favorite athletes. I think that athletes become role models to thousands and thousands of children, and they must accept that responsibility and act in the proper manner. Athletes are also humans like everyone else in societ...
  • Successful Athletes
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    In today's society, we are running out of good citizens for our children to look up to in a positive way. For many years, there have been many controversies surrounding the lifestyles of America's professional athletes. A great number of children love to play and watch sports every day. An interesting question that comes up frequently is should athletes be role models? For many years athletes have been role models, and I have trouble understanding why they should not be considered role models. E...
  • Michael And Other Athletes
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    Are Athletes Good Role Models We have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish that we were more like them. What happens, though, when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them get greedy and selfish? A lot of athletes are model citizens that we should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire young people to work hard so that the...

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